The Data Vault Model is NOT the be-all-end-all solution to data warehousing, it IS a single evolutionary step forward, as it is a Hybrid design. If you don’t feel pain in your current implementation, then you may not be a candidate for the Data Vault model and methodology.
After posting the Cats and Star Schemas, I was just asked about the Inmon Approach and the Data Vault. This is a video entry regarding that subject.
Warning: This post is not for the faint-of-heart who are easily offended. This post is a short life-lesson about my cat, doing the same thing over and over again. And how, I’ve experienced life in Business Intelligence projects around the world – doing the same thing over and over again and yet, expecting different results.
I’ve been pondering this for years, and I’ve written about it (as have many others) over the past few years… Now I feel the urge to post about it. The term “Data Warehouse” and Data Warehousing may be old, but where we’re headed is new… Or is it?
A personal take on the state of the Data Vault Standards – model and Methodology, and the groups out there trying to “take over and make changes”…
A PDF article about the needs and terminology that business users have with regards to right-time and real-time Business Intelligence Systems